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Meaning of whereabouts by Wiktionary Dictionary



    whereabout +‎ -s


    whereabouts ( not comparable )

    1. In, at or near what location
      Whereabouts do you live?


    whereabouts ( plural: only )

    1. ( plurale tantum ) Location; where something is situated .
      The whereabouts of the escaped snake are unknown .

    See also

    • hereabouts
    • thereabouts

Explanation of whereabouts by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the general location where something is

    2. I questioned him about his whereabouts on the night of the crime

    Definition of whereabouts by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Whereabout Whereabouts , adv.

      1. About where; near what or which place; -- used interrogatively and relatively; as, “whereabouts did you meet him?”

      ☞ In this sense, whereabouts is the common form.

      2. Concerning which; about which. “The object whereabout they are conversant.” Hooker.

    2. Whereabout Whereabouts n. The place where a person or thing is; as, “they did not know his whereabouts”. Shak.

      A puzzling notice of thy whereabout. Wordsworth.